Accused Benghazi Ringleader Convicted Of Terrorism Charges In 2012 Attacks

The accused ringleader in the 2012 Benghazi attacks on U.S. facilities in Libya was convicted on terrorism charges Tuesday in the assaults that killed U.S. ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three other Americans, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. But the jury found the militant not guilty of the most serious of the charges, including murder, the report said. The report said the case was seen as a test of detention and interrogation policies developed during the Obama administration to capture terror suspects overseas for criminal trial, with the result likely to factor into assessments of the suitability of civilian courts for terrorism prosecutions. After five days of deliberation,…